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Synonyms for clout

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  1. cloutnoun

    a target used in archery

    pull, slug, clout nail, lick, biff, poke, punch

  2. pull, cloutnoun

    special advantage or influence

    "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"

    pull, twist, slug, drag, poke, pulling, biff, lick, clout nail, puff, punch, wrench

  3. clout nail, cloutnoun

    a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood

    poke, slug, biff, pull, lick, clout nail, punch

  4. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slugverb

    (boxing) a blow with the fist

    "I gave him a clout on his nose"

    jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking

  5. cloutverb

    strike hard, especially with the fist

    "He clouted his attacker"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "clout":

    influence, ibid, decision, weight

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  1. Norbert Roettgen:

    Instead of strengthening #NATO it is going to weaken the alliance, the US's military clout will not increase, but decrease in relation to Russia and the Near Middle East.

  2. Michelle Krebs:

    It is important for United Auto Workers to nab one of the plants to rebuild membership as well as clout.

  3. Richard Gowan:

    With Pompeo more firmly in control and John Bolton focused on his anti-multilateral agenda, there's a sense the Richard Gowan ambassador will have less clout.

  4. Deshawn Yeldell:

    If people don’t respect you Enough to give you natural respect for your achievements without you begging for their support, truth is they don’t respect your talent they respect your clout therefore you will be begging for their respect and support forever, and then you are left to finesse people creating two broken sides of untruthfulness, let love come naturally and God shall bless thy gifts one has inherited in life..... A prophecy has spoken. -MillYentei

  5. Van Heerden:

    There will always be activists and that's how they make their money, they have no clout here in Namibia, because people understand hunting.

Translations for clout

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  • парцал, парче плат, удрям, плесница, парчеBulgarian
  • uhoditCzech
  • Kopfnuss, Gewicht, EinflussGerman
  • hitunen, rätti, vaikutusvalta, painoarvo, tilkku, paikka, lyödä, pilkka, kunnari, tälli, kapalo, pilkku, riepu, prikkaFinnish
  • influenceFrench
  • oorvijg, klap, wikkel, vod, stuk, fragment, doek, rondel, brok, invloed, slag, doelwit, slaan, oorvijgen, luier, lap, ringDutch
  • znaczenie politycznePolish
  • вес, удар, затрещина, влияниеRussian
  • pelenë, arnëAlbanian
  • nüfuzTurkish

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